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Feb 11, 2013 11:30pm PST
it conducted a nuclear test tonight. u.s. officials had suspected that an earthquake a few hours ago was actually an underground explosion. this is north korea's third nuclear test. pyongyang had been threatening to conduct it for weeks. the international nuclear test ban organization calls north korea's testing a clear threat to international peace and security. >>> president obama is set to deliver his state of the union address tomorrow night before a joint session of congress. the president plans to focus on the economy. he's expected to call for more government investment in education and infrastructure while also acknowledging the need to reduce the deficit with new taxes and budget cuts. the white house also says his top priorities are the same as they have been, creating jobs and growing the middle class. >>> apple ceo tim cook is one of the invited guests. he's expected to watch the state of the union with the first lady. last year she was joined by steve jobs' widow. the first lady has also invited military families and victims of gun violence. our live coverage of the stat
KICU
Feb 21, 2013 11:30pm PST
,000, the driver is being held at the imperial county jail. >>> the head of the u.s. anti doping agency has asked the justice department to join a whistle-blower lawsuit against cyclist lance armstrong. the justice department has not yet said if it plans to join the case. all of this comes just a day after armstrong announced that he would not answer questions under oath before u.s. anti doping officials. >>> the flu shot isn't giving seniors much protection. federal health officials say it is only proven 9% effective for people 65 and older. health fishes say they are disappointed with the shots effectiveness but they are still recommending it saying less protection is better than none. it can also decrease the severity of symptoms. >>> ktvu's david stevenson went to reno to find out how the weapons are getting from there to here. >> reporter: nevada has seen its share of boom and bust though there's one export besides lady luck that consumers can't seem to get enough of. handguns, shotguns, and semi automatic rifles. >> probably half of the illegal weapons start coming in to san francisco and t
KICU
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
celebrating 27 years together next month just a week before the u.s. supreme court's historic hearing. >> reporter: the new york times reveal today that at least 75 high profile republicans including meg whitman are joining together. former utah governor john huntsman did an about face writing quote, the party of lincoln should stand with our best tradition of equality and support full civil marriage for all americans. >> the justices are human and are influenced by events in politicians so i don't think this is outside the realm of things that could have an impact. >> garrett and lewis say they will be on the steps of the supreme court for hearings they hope will lead to an end for their long struggle for marriage equality. in san francisco, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on the growing support for same-sex marriage. on thursday a group of at least 60 american companies also plan to submit a brief to the u.s. supreme court arguing that bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. and that list includes several silican valley companies such as apple, face
KICU
Jan 31, 2013 11:30pm PST
and by 2020 latinos will be the largest group at 41% with whites making up about 37%. >>> the u.s. labor department is reporting a sharp spike in applications for unemployment benefits. first time applications jumped 38,000 last week. that is a change from the previous two weeks when the numbers fell to five year lows. analysts say the numbers remain consistent with moderate hiring. the national unemployment rate for january is due out tomorrow. >>> nasdaq was flat. january was a positive month. its strongest since 1994. >>> the noro virus outbreak. the link to a company party and what could have prevented it. >> and folks in baltimore likely jealous of our team and our weather: we'll show you >>> new at 10:00, a vigil was held tonight for san francisco's latest victim. >> reporter: we're at 11th and mission it's not the best area at night but it's not the worse. and this is where a software sales man was mourned tonight by strangers. >> we all know what it means to lose somebody. >> reporter: this vigil rarely grabs a glance as people rush by on their workday. >> to some people he's j
KICU
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
be smooth sailing for u.s. airlines and american air. it would create the world's largest airline in terms of traffic. the journal says the deal is worth more than $10 billion. there is still a chance that this deal could fall through. >>> a camel that broke out of the enclosure twice yesterday is doing all right. ktvu spoke with the camel's caretaker today. he told us vets checked out the camel today, and gave him a clean bill of health. saying camels are social animals, and think he may have broken out to be with the cattle downed road. >>> police are releasing very little information about the case including how 13-year-old janel conway allen died. her naked body was found last friday at allen witt park. fairfield police have set up a 24 hour tip line, and are asking anyone who knows anything about this case to please give them a call. >>> we have new details tonight about the triple homicide in sonoma county, including the names of the victims. ktvu's ken pritchett has more on the activity that authorities say prompted the shootings. >> reporter: behind the crime scene tape and out of
KICU
Feb 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
's supervisors stood up in support of same-sex marriage today. they said they believed that the u.s. supreme court will make it legal sometime this year. >>> san francisco assemblyman phil ting says he wants to stop a discriminatory process that affects same-sex couple. they pay federal taxes on health care for their partners. >> we need to help close that loophole to not accept that tax so we will not accept it as income. >> reporter: ting says the practice is not fair. hetero sexual couples are not taxed the same way. >>> police say a 19-year-old man was shot and killed last night on campus. ktvu's john sasaki spoke if the victim's father who issued a challenge to anyone who might have information. >> reporter: san leandro elementary was closed today because students were told to stay home after the death of a student. >> i want to know who feels they can play god to shoot and kill somebody over a game of dice. >> reporter: we met foster's father who says this kind of violence is far too common. >> to say i hope his senseless killing stop, nobody should have to bury their son especially wh
KICU
Feb 19, 2013 11:30pm PST
. there are chain controls in the sierra area. on i80 chains are required from nyack to truckee. and on u.s. 50 from east placerville to myers. ken wayne went to the sierra and it was not long before he ran into trouble. >> reporter: caltrans put up chain controls at about 11:00. but it was from this point heading eastbound toward the summit where the problems really began. we have just passed the chain controls and we've already hit a situation. we're kind of on a curb where the road slightly leaning to the right. this semi truck to our left is spinning out. so is a small suv right in front of it. once we made it past that truck we found a pair of tow trucks helping free an suv that spun out and sustained damage. we saw a big rig getting a push from a caltrans truck. the ice clung to the road. and to our mirrors. it was a tense drive, a bit much for laura slate and her family. >> we may end up going back home because they said they closed the freeway down at colfax. >> reporter: the interstate was shut down for hours as spin outs were cleared. >> a cold snow like this is icy, that's the problem. we
KICU
Feb 1, 2013 11:30pm PST
orange chicken for anyone that walks in with their 49er gear. >>> a suicide bomber attacked the u.s. embassy in turkey. he died. the bomber is a known militant. state department officials say the embassy is heavily protected but is also due for an upgrade. >>> in mexico city the death toll from yesterday's explosion at the pemex headquarters rose to 23 today. rescuers are still looking for more possible victims. the head of pemex says it appears it was an accident although the cause has not been determined. and a spokesperson said most of the damage was too administrative offices. >> back here in the u.s., john kerry was officially sworn in today as secretary of state. kerry's wife and daughter attended the ceremony at the capital today. kerry was overwhelmingly approved for the role with 94 yes votes and only three no votes by his former colleagues in the senate. kerry takes over the postfor hillary clinton. >>> tomorrow is another winter spare the air day. bay area quality officials say the air is expected to be unhealthy. that means burning wood is banned. the problem is the smok
KICU
Feb 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
the third most watched program in u.s. history behind super bowls 46 and super bowl xliv. the neil company estimates 144 million people watched the game. baltimore was the most tuned in city but san francisco incredibly didn't even make the top 10. >>> candle stick park long criticized for its out of the way location and chilly wind may soon become a bay area memory. as david stevenson reports the stick also holds some very dear memories and some people are now asking to have a piece of it. >>> it's hosted everything from the beatles final show to the show that rocked the city. candle stick is to be demolished in a few months. >> this is going to be a very emotional thing. >> reporter: lenar plans to build a shopping center and plans to demolish candle stick very soon. once the stick is taken down, lenard plans to recycle the rubble to graze the foundation. season ticketholders are already requesting their seats. >> it's a place that people have you know lifetime and sometimes multiple generations worth of memories. >> reporter: people such as 49ers fans and candle stick employee jorish ro
KICU
Feb 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
of either saying the pledge of allegiance or observing a moment of silence. >>> the u.s. justice department along with california and several other states filed suit against standard and poors. the suit claims p refused to warn investors that the housing department would be collapsing because it would be bad for business. >> s & p gave premium ratings to risky investments. >> reporter: state attorney general camela harris says pension funds put money into those investments based on s & p ratings. >>> wall street rebounded today following yesterday's steep drop. the dow's gained 99 points to gain 25 points shy. nasdaq was up 40 points. investors computer is going private. michael dell and an investment company are buying the trading company. dell's profits have faded and this could be michael dell's plans to restore the company to its former glory. >>> a man is accused of trying to snatch up a girl that was riding a bike. the man cursed at her as she was peddling down emerson street. then as she got closer she say it is man crossed the street and tried to snatch her up. he grabbed her arm an
KICU
Feb 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >>> -- the u.s. postal services may be in the brink of collapse but we learned that they are spending thousands of the dollars to send administrators to a conference in march. >> reporter: the administrators conference will tee off with golf. documents obtained by our washington, d.c. bureau show the travel $220.000 in exhibit space will cost the u.s. postal service $200,000. internal postal service documents show beyond the meetings and a golf tournament there will be a music entertainment and the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. at a time when the postal service is under fire for losing money and scrapping some saturday mail service. one watchdog group says the government shouldn't pay to fly its executives into town. >> they need to be concerned about the objects of this and be concerned about you know ratcheting back on what is considered some of their more luxurious activities. >> reporter: organizers of the national postal forum say the event is designed to inform businesses offered by the postal service. it's targeted thousands of small businesses here in the bay area and it e
KICU
Feb 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
says it'll be the largest office complex with all radiant heating in the u.s. >>> flashes break out in a holy site. the catalyst for today's violence. >> a wrongly convicted bay area man is free tonight mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> santa cruz police have released the name of a second suspect wanted in a robbery. police have released the name of esteban. they tell us they were able to tackle one of the suspects who were eventually arrested. lopez got away. >>> continuing coverage of that man who was wrongly convicted and released from jail today. maureen naylor is in oakland and tell us why the wrong people sometimes end up behind bars. >> reporter: this is the office of the in
KICU
Feb 25, 2013 11:30pm PST
to places they went. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy crew has issued warnings about kidnapping threats in the bike shop where jamie neil works has raised $4,000 for information leading to the couple's safe return. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> there's a nice looking weather system out there, but it's going to head to the north. it looks good, but as we watch, it's going to go straight up into the pacific northwest. we stay dry and warm up. not tonight know, it's going to be chilly overnight. napa is 41. 43 in santa rosa. your overnight low forecast, a lot like last night, look for patchy frost in the morning. and coastal fog has been patchy as well. as you go into tuesday morning, here's the numbers you can expect. 33 in santa rosa. 40 in vallejo. 46 in pacifica. a lot of these numbers will get you a little bit of frost on the lawn, wind shield as well. when i come back we need rain. we will also do your forecast highs. it's going to warm up to near 70 this week. >>> the tunnel project on double slide is set to open soon. the twin mile long tunnels are undergoing final safety tests this we
KICU
Feb 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
called on the u.s. supreme court to reject proposition 8. the attorney general argues that same sex couples deserve, quote the respect and dignity to which they are entitled. the supreme court is scheduled to hear oral arguments late next month. >>> only on 2, a new exclusive ktvu field pole finds a growing number of california voters support same-sex marriage. 61% of those surveyed said same sex couples should be allowed to marry, and have regular marriage laws applied to them. 32% of the people polled said they do not agree. >>> breaking the numbers down by age. 78% of people in the 18 to 39 age group say same sex couples should marry. 56% of those approve. the only voting demographic without a majority is ages 65 and older at 48%. >>> a bay area family is ecstatic after finally hearing from a young couple who just seemed to vanish while on a bike trip. family members are breathing a huge sigh of relief after fearing the worst. >> reporter: garrett hand finally got in touch with his family and friends today. he made a phone call, and posted a message on his facebook page. garrett
KICU
Feb 12, 2013 11:30pm PST
by this time next year. that puts the u.s. on track to end the war by the end of 2014. reporting live in washington, jaqueline fell, ktvu news. >>> the republicans chose marco rubio. he is considered the new face of the party with latino backgrounds and humble beginnings. >> it isn't bestowed on us from washington it comes from a vibrant free economy where people can risk their own money to open a business. >> reporter: rubio criticized the president's plan for tax increases suggesting big government only hurts business. >>> stay with the 10:00 news with continuing coverage. we caught up with elected leaders from the bay area. their reaction to the president's address at 10:45, plus the issues that got the attention of bay area college students watching tonight. >>> also ahead, does this man want to be president. we posed that exact question to gavin newsom tonight at 10:30. >>> a suspected domestic terror suspect is expected to appear in federal court to answer charges that he planned to blow up a bank last week. authorities say 28-year-old matthew aaron laneza of san jose attempted
KICU
Feb 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
drone. the video shows a city said to be afghanistan. this appears to be an attempt to embarrass the u.s. american officials have confirmed iran had captured a drone and asked for it back. iran refused. >>> president putin toured the sight of next year's winter olympic games and he is not pleased. putin said he wanted a senior executive of the winter olympics fired. >>> and in china, 1,500 firefighters are finally getting the upper hand against a wildfire that's been burning for a day and a half. the flames threatened gas and electrical fire stations. officials say a sanitation worker started the fire by burning waste and has now been arrested. >>> a kindergartner and his grandmother's idea has come to fruition. he asked his grandmother is there another famous african american besides martin luther king. >> it really took me by surprise for him to say that because he was only in kindergarten at the time. i said there's so many people that even dr. king admired. >> carolyn hoskins said she began her collection knowing that so many african americans had contributed to the world. by the wa
KICU
Feb 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
. meanwhile secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. is evaluating new options to try to stop that war. >>> in england it was another step forward for that pakistani teenager malala yuseffei. today she left the hospital. last week she received an implant to restore her hearing. malala was shot close range by the taliban. >>> some residents in brazil are tackling a problem. they're offering money and a basket of food for each shark caught. since the offer went out, several sharks have been caught. most of them bull sharks. >>> a popular game involving nerf guns. coming up in eight minutes why one east bay school district is warning students that game may get them in trouble. >> and our chief meteorologist bill martin is updating our weekend forecast. he's back with our extended forecast. >>> this neighborhood sure has changed a lot over the years. you know there was a time when people like me couldn't live here. i'll never forget being told i wasn't welcome in this neighborhood. well i own this building now, the fair housing act made a difference for someone like me. so i can choose whe
KICU
Feb 13, 2013 11:30pm PST
by the ceo of u.s. airways. >>> the dow lost 36, mostly due to the decline of mcdonald's, and other american companies. >>> pg and e says an outage began about 6:35 tonight, and 31 commercial customers were without electricity. some streetlights also went out. pg and e traced the problem to an underground equipment failure. customers should have their power back on by about midnight. >>> an explosion in a bay area neighborhood, detonated by the bomb squad. the home where they found the explosivives, and the threat by a state senator that led them there. >> another blow to a >>> new at 10:00, an emotional meeting in san bruno, where a community is at risk of losing its neighborhood school. crest more elementary is located just a half mile from the site of that massive pg and e pipe explosion in 2010. heather holmes is live in that community where the meeting is still underway. >> reporter: they just made a decision they would extend their meeting so they could further discuss this issue. as you know, a decision to close any school is a very emotional one. things got very emotional tonight. th
KICU
Feb 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
this japan monument and remembrance are about. the dark period in u.s. history and protecting people's rights going forward. the former inturnees hope that no one has to follow such a sign because they say no americans should be subjected to this kind of treatment. in san francisco, i'm john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> an inspirational athlete's fall from grace. in news of the world how an olympic athlete responded today to murder charges. >> find out what police are doing right now without leaving your home. the online ride along that's happening right now and the top cop making history with it. >> we now know how mu >>> turns out last night's great san francisco pillow fight cost the city thousands of dollars. the eighth annual valentine's day event drew hundreds of folks to justin hermann plaza. crews then spent the overnight hours cleaning the feathers and synthetic stuffing that was left behind. the department of public works says that clean up cost about $5,000. >>> facebook says its investigating a hack attack. the menlo park company admitted the attack today in a blog post. officials say l
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